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Cheetos and Tequila: Misheard Punk Lyrics

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I love Gavin Edward's series of misheard lyrics, informally known as mondegreens. Especially since I am constantly singing the wrong lyrics to songs, including the commonly misheard "wrapped up like a douche" (Manfred Mann's "revved up like a deuce.") I am driven to hysterical laughter by Gavin Edward gems like:

"My mind is bacon, but my body's Sizzlean." (Misheard lyric)
Foreigner, Hot Blooded (Song)
My mind is racin' but my body's in the lead (Actual lyric)

Since Edwards' collection is popular tunes, I decided to compile some of our own misheard punk rock lyrics. I think this genre's screaming vocals and screechy guitars, along with the fact most of these songs were often only heard live, make the lyrics even more indecipherable. Often the incorrect guesses make more sense than the real lyrics.

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"My life is Cheetos and Tequila. I'm satisfied, and I can't deny it."
Minutemen, Jesus and Tequila
My life is Jesus and Tequila. I'm satisfied, and I can't deny it.
(Elise)

"Cody's tall, Cody's tall! Who made Tots?"
Circle Jerks, Coup D'Etat
Coup D'Etat, Coup D'Etat! Coup D'Eta-a-a-a-a-a-a-t!
(from Bob)

(Oodles more after the jump)

"Cold! Hot! Cold! Hot! Cold! Hot!"
Dead Kennedys, Holiday in Cambodia
Pol Pot! Pol Pot! Pol Pot!
(Elise)

Smoke Pot! Smoke pot! Smoke Pot!
Dead Kennedys, Holiday in Cambodia
Pol Pot! Pol Pot! Pol Pot!
(Jeanie)

"I beat her with a regulated pig for her mistake."
Ramones, Beat Her With A Rake
Beat her with a rake and made her pay for her mistake
(from Bob)

"They're chewin on their blue jeans."
Ramones, Blitzkrieg Bop
They're generatin' steam heat
(John Talley Jones found this printed on the lyric sheet of the Japanese "It's Alive" album)

"I married a monster."
Stiff Little Fingers, Alternative Ulster
Alternative Ulster
(Elise)

"Runaway hotdog - fire is burning"
The Alley Cats, It Only Hurts the First Time
It only hurts the first time
(Elise)

"Can a man, can a mystery man, be a dog? be a very big dog?"
The Damned, Neat Neat Neat
Be a man, can a mystery man, be a doll, be a baby doll
(Chris)

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"You suck! Let's buttfuck!"
Descendents, I'm not a Loser
You suck, Mr. Buttfuck!
(Bobby Ho)

"The puppy's on the phone"
Clawhammer, The Bum is on the Flow
The bum is on the flow
(Elise)

If you are ready for more, check out the Archive of Misheard Lyrics.

Photo by Ben Stephenson via Flickr